Angel, Jacqueline L. | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
Education
  • Ph.D. in Sociology, Rutgers University
Teaching Areas
  • Policy Process and Institutions

Jacqueline L. Angel is professor of public affairs and sociology and a faculty affiliate at the Population Research Center and LBJ School Center for Health and Social Policy at The University of Texas at Austin. She did her postdoctoral training in mental health services research at Rutgers University and at the Pennsylvania State University Program in Demography of Aging. Her research examines health and retirement issues in the U.S., with a focus on older minorities, the impact of social policy on the Hispanic population and Mexican-American families. Dr. Angel is author/co-author/editor of 80 journal articles, 30 book chapters and 10 books. Her recent publications include Latinos in an Aging World, Challenges of Latino Aging in the Americas and Handbook of the Sociology of Aging.

Dr. Angel is a fellow of the behavioral and social sciences section of The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and a senior fellow at the UTMB School of Medicine's Sealy Center on Aging. She has been honored with the GSA Senior Service Scholar Award and the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health Charles E. Gibbs Leadership Prize. In Austin, she is a member of the President's Council at Family Eldercare and was a 2013 recipient of the Jackie Lelong Visionary Leader Award.

Courses Taught
Media Expertise
  • Aging Policy
  • Global Public Health
  • Aging & Gerontology
  • Hispanic healthcare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Long-term Care
  • Healthcare

Newsworthy

NewsOctober 26, 2020
Elections 2020: LBJ School Faculty Experts

Faculty from the LBJ School of Public Affairs are nationally and internationally recognized scholars and experts across a range of major policy topics, including the 2020 election at the local, state and federal levels. View our 2020 election experts guide below.

Where to watch LBJ School faculty 

Pre-election

Friday, Oct. 30: Steven Pedigo joins Fox 7 Austin for a special newscast on Propositions A and B; Airs at approximately 6 p.m. CT

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NewsJune 9, 2020
LBJ faculty lauded for achievements during 2019–20 academic year

While this past academic year saw some remarkable changes in the academic process, the continued excellence of LBJ School faculty remained constant. Here is a collection of the recognition that LBJ faculty garnered in 2019–20.

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Media MentionMarch 27, 2020
Op-ed: 'Aging in place' more important than ever in viral pandemic

LBJ's Jacqueline Angel and Stipica Mudrazija of the Urban Institute note that as the coronavirus crisis sweeps through nursing homes, "we are painfully reminded that where we live and with whom we live matter, especially in our golden years. ... [M]any communities in the United States — whether rural, urban ethnic barrios or suburbs — are ill-equipped to deal with aging populations and are underserved."

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